Harry Rawstrom

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Harry retired in 1981 after coaching the University of Delaware’s men swimmers for 35 years.  He had teams that compiled a 211-153-4 record and won two Middle Atlantic Conference
championships. In 1971, he was honored by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America for 25 years of service. In retirement ,he became individually competitive as one of the country’s top
“Masters” age-group swimmers and participated in a freestyle relay record in a meet in Tokyo. Harry won the “Ransom J. Arthur Masters Swimming”award in 1982. Died
April 26, 1994, age 77.



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